What does odometer mean?

Definitions for odometeroʊˈdɒm ɪ tər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. odometer, hodometer, mileometer, milometer(noun)

    a meter that shows mileage traversed


  1. odometer(n.)

    A hodometer.

  2. Origin: [Gr. "odo`metron, "odo`metros, an instrument for measuring distance; "odo`s way + me`tron measure: cf. F. odomtre, hodomtre. See also hodometer.]


  1. odometer(Noun)

    An instrument attached to the wheel of a vehicle, to measure the distance traversed.

  2. odometer(Noun)

    A wheel used by surveyors, which registers distance traversed.

  3. Origin: From hodometer, from +


  1. Odometer

    An odometer or odograph is an instrument that indicates distance traveled by a vehicle, such as a bicycle or automobile. The device may be electronic, mechanical, or a combination of the two. The word derives from the Greek words hodós and métron. In countries where Imperial units or US customary units are used, it is sometimes called a mileometer or milometer, or, colloquially, a tripometer.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of odometer in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of odometer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Richard Armitage:

    Being secretary of state by odometer is a very false measure.

  2. Johnny Wowk:

    I put more miles on the soles of my shoes than I do on my car odometer, and that's just the way I like it. -Johnny The Walker

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